Winneshiek County ERASE Coalition

Meetings are held on the 3rd Friday of each month from 12:00 –1:00 p.m.

Meetings are currently held at Northeast Iowa Behavioral Health (905 Montgomery St., Decorah) with a virtual option.

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

If you want to attend the meeting virtually, please reach out to

New Iowa Youth Survey Data Released

During Spring 2021, Iowa 11th, 8th, and 6th graders took the Iowa Youth Survey. The Iowa Youth Survey is conducted by the Iowa Department of Public Health's Division of Behavioral Health with support from the Department of Education, Department of Human Services, and Department of Human Rights’ Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning and Statistical Analysis Center. To see trends and data related to Winneshiek County, view the County Assessment Workbook or visit IDPH to see the full Iowa Youth Survey County Report.

Youth Groups

High school youth work on many initiatives to prevent and end alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use. Their efforts—such as Red Ribbon Week, the Great American Smokeout, Drug Facts Week, Through with Chew Week, and Kick Butts Day—promote awareness and education among their peers and community.

  • Decorah TAATU (Teens Against Alcohol and Tobacco Use) - Liz Fox

  • South Winneshiek SODA (Students Opposed to Drugs and Alcohol) - Jessica Peters

  • Turkey Valley YODA (Youth Opposed to Drugs and Alcohol) - Rhonda Drilling